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Singapore police to get tech boost; cameras, drones, training bots for crime busting

Singapore police will strengthen their crime-fighting ability with cameras, drones and training bots. The adoption of latest intelligence...

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Singapore drops in global cost of living rankings for expats: ECA International report

Singapore has dropped by one place to be in the 13th position in the global cost of living rankings, but remains in the top 10 most...

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1.4 million Singaporeans, 950,000 HDB Households to receive SGD 1.3 billion in GST Vouchers in 2021

Singaporeans will receive GST Voucher – Cash Special Payment and GSTV – U-Save Special Payment are part of the SGD 900 million Household...

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Singapore polytechnic to fire lecturer for his racist remarks against Indian-Chinese descent couple

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) in Singapore said it is planning to fire the senior lecturer who was recorded making racist remarks against an...

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Living in Singapore is a delight: popular Indian-origin crime fiction writer Damyanti Biswas

Singapore-based author Damyanti Biswas's thriller You Beneath Your Skin, set in New Delhi is now being made into a multi-part drama series.

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Former student calls out Singapore professor for Islamophobia; teacher may face disciplinary action

Nurul Fatimah Iskandar, 22, said in an Instagram post that Tan began an offensive discussion about Islam in the classroom, when she was his...

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Cup of kindness: British High Commission, Singapore Restaurant Rescue combine for a cause

The British High Commission and Singapore Restaurant Rescue are working in tandem to encourage people to get creative with their afternoon...

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Leader of Opposition Pritam Singh vows to call out bigoted views and racism in Singapore, says public spaces are for everybody

Singapore was witnessing “tectonic shifts”, Leader of Opposition Pritam Singh has said his party will work towards creating greater...

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'Singaporeans must push back anything that is testing our multicultural way of life, our cosmopolitan city'

Celebrated scholar in the field of Indian Diaspora and Heritage studies Rajesh Rai provides a big-picture historical and economic...

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Ngee Ann Polytechnic suspends man over racist remarks made in viral video

Viral Story: Man who was caught on camera making racist remarks towards an interracial couple in Singapore has reportedly been suspended...

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Singapore Law Minister Shanmugam condemns viral video against interracial couple

Video of an argument between a young inter-ethnic couple and a Chinese Singaporean man which went viral on social media today has again...

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16-year-old “erroneously” administered Moderna COVID-19 jab in Singapore

The Expert Committee for COVID-19 Vaccination has reviewed the case, and does not expect him to suffer any safety issues from this incident.

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NTUC Foodfare at Anchorvale Road closed due to likely “ongoing transmission” of COVID-19: MOH

NTUC Foodfare at 308 Anchorvale Road has been closed to all members of the public starting from 30 May 2021 and will re-open 14 days later,...

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Singapore President expresses concern about online poll sexualising female Muslim teachers

Singapore President Halimah Yacob and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Masagos Zulkifli expressed concerns about an online poll...

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Final week of Singapore HeritageFest celebrates diverse Indian food and healthcare culture

Final week of Singapore HeritageFest focuses on Ayurvedic practices in cooking, celebrating Sikh culture and heritage via food, a photo...

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Singapore cancels upcoming Shangri-La Dialogue amid rising COVID cases

Singapore's annual international summit, the Shangri-La Dialogue, which had been scheduled to take place on June 4-5 this year, has been...

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Singapore extends vaccine dose gap to 6-8 weeks, those aged from 40-44 years old can now start registering for jab

Ministry of Health also announced that the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has authorised the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine...

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Singapore denies Kejriwal claim of new COVID variant, Indian govt says Delhi CM “does not speak for India”

Kejriwal had tweeted on Tuesday asking the Indian government to stop all flights from Singapore over fears of a new variant in the island...

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Shangri-La Dialogue still on, says Singapore as WEF cancels upcoming meeting

World Economic Forum announced it had cancelled its annual meeting set to be held in Singapore this August, the city-state said that the...

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Singapore primary, secondary schools, junior colleges to shift to full home-based learning

Singapore News: The Singapore Ministry of Education announced that all primary, secondary, junior college (JC) and Millennia Institute (MI)...

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Increased restrictions in Singapore from May 16-June 13 to check COVID-19 spread

Singapore has decided to put in stricter measures in place to check the spread of COVID-19 following an increase in the number of locally...

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Singapore’s HerbYvore eyes a sustainable future through a plant-based diet, starting with paneer made of peas

In an interview with Connected to India, Vishal Vijay, head of business development at Agrocorp International, discusses the proliferation...

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DBS announces COVID-19 relief efforts to help India worth INR 10 crore

DBS has tied up with the Singapore High Commission in India and the High Commission of India based in Singapore to import three cryogenic...

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Jewel Changi Airport, Terminals 1 and 3 closed to public as COVID testing continues

Changi Airport Group (CAG) announced that terminal two and Jewel will re-open premises 14 days later, on May 27.

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Indian national and man of Indian-descent charged in Singapore under the Official Secrets Act

Singapore news: Indian national and a Singaporean of Indian descent were charged by a Singapore court on Wednesday under the Official...

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Singapore should not allow racism, xenophobia to become prevalent: Law Minister Shanmugam

Singapore will fail if it allows racism and xenophobia to become prevalent, Minister for Law and Home Affairs K Shanmugam said in response...

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Six programmes to check out this week at the Singapore HeritageFest

As Singapore HeritageFest 2021 approaches its second weekend, here’s a look at 6 programmes to watch out for.

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Revamped Changi Chapel and Museum to tell stories of courage and resilience

The CCM will open its doors on May 19, 2021 after having closed for redevelopment back in 2018.

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